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Kona Snorkeling


Manta ray night snorkeling in Kona

The staff at A-Z Animals on the fastest animals in the sea.  Our snorkel tours offer the full view of a wide range of sea animals off the Kona Coast. As the fastest animal on land, the incredible metabolisms and honed musculature of the cheetah allow them to hit maximum speeds of at least 61 miles per…

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Captain Cook Monument Kealakekua, Hawaii

Our morning and afternoon snorkel tours sail out to Kealakekua Bay, home of the famous Captain Cook monument.  Atlas Obscura sites history of the monument which is difficult to reach but easy to see from our sailing vessel, the Hoku Nui! A controversial memorial at the place where Captain Cook met his violent end.  A…

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Hawaiian Monk Seal

The Hawaiian monk seal is one of the many beautiful creatures of Hawaii.  The Marine Mammal Commission has interesting information on this endangered species. The Hawaiian monk seal is the most endangered pinniped in U.S. waters and one of the most endangered seals worldwide. Most Hawaiian monk seals live in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands…

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Is Snorkeling Bad For The Environment?

Vacations in Hawaii

Snorkel Planet gives some tips on snorkeling and protecting the environment.  Our snorkel tours off the boat offers great snorkeling while promoting sustainability. Introduction Snorkeling is one of the most popular activities on sunny beaches worldwide. People love to enter the water in order to see the marine life and corals up close. Unfortunately, human…

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Can Snorkeling Make You Seasick?

While not a common experience, some people can get seasick while snorkeling.  Admin for Education for Snorkel Planet gives us reasons for this and some tips to avoid.  Join us on our morning snorkel tour for the best snorkeling experience on the Big Island. Yes, snorkeling can make you seasick. A continuous movement caused by…

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Is Snorkeling Better At Low Or High Tide?

The Admin at Snorkel Planet gives some some good tips on how tides and other factors can affect snorkeling.  Our snorkel tours are the most fun and convenient way to snorkel on the Big Island. Introduction Snorkeling is snorkeling, so it doesn’t matter when you go, right? Well, the answer to this question may surprise…

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